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in just a few hours-- the white house will weigh in on the future of the daca program. and one way or another-- advocates say this battle is heading for congress. a state of emergency declared in the south as hurricane irma gains strength. what we know about irma's power and it's path. plus, good morning washington is live in annapolis for today's american idol auditions. a live update, coming up.
are getting ready, just in case hurricane irma, heads their way. a "state of emergency" is in effect in florida and puerto rico as the category four storm churns slowly toward the u-s. although the path of the storm remains unclear -- people aren't taking any chances -- especially in the wake of hurricane harvey. irma is a "cape verde hurricane" -- meaning it formed in the far eastern
they are known for their intensity and size. breaking news coming up on good morning washington. a new wildfire, triggers emergency evacuations on the west coast. where it's happening, coming up. plus, stormwatch is keeping a close eye on hurricane irma - as brand new information is just coming in from the national hurricane center. what you need to now, and how it could impact the days ahead.. coming up.
now struggling to put a price tag on the storm's destruction. you won't believe how much was lost-- in cars happening today. the search for the next american idol is finally coming into the dmv. we've been talking about it for months and now we are waiting for the first auditions to start in annapolis. eileen whelan and kidd o'shea are live in annappolis. good morning guys!
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countries lawmakers to increase pressure on the north and eliminate loopholes that allow some countries to continue trading with pyongyang. we turn now to the path to recovery, after hurricane harvey... and a sad update this morning- as the death toll has risen to 60. the texas gulf coast still- far from, in the clear. there are new evacuations in houston... as water is released from reservoirs -- leaving homes underwater. the federal emergency management agency says it has about 560,000 families registered for its housing assistance program it's estimated that 85 percent of these homeowners - do not have flood insurance. meanwhile-- maryland task force one and virginia task force one are headed home... after helping the victims on the ground in texas. houston is a car-dependent city.. and the hundreds of thousands of people whose cars were flooded are having trouble getting around. take a look at this! an auto racing track outside houston has been turned into a makeshift graveyard for flooded cars. an estimated 10-thousand
and that number is expected to rise. hundreds of insurance adjusters are there, helping customers with claims. just about every make and model is there, including ferraris. the insurance council of texas says there are nearly 150-thousand harvey-related auto claims. the total loss for flooded cars could top a billion dollars. a 16-year-old from howard county, maryland is playing a big role in helping flood victims in texas. bridgett kim is donating all of her summer earnings to victims of hurricane harvey. bridgett interned at decision point corporation this summer, which left her with one-thousand-one- hundred dollars. bridgette didn't stop there.
thousands of students. labor day was the unofficial end of summer-- and now it's time for the official start of the school year. thousands of kids are heading back to school today-- including those in montgomery county. kevin lewis is live at paint branch high school in burtonsville. good morning! we're live in burtonsville --- i'm kevin lewis --- for good morning washington. this morning -- we're showing off
right now. we are following some breaking news in south korea. adrianna hopkins is live at the live desk with more on what happened overnight. breaking overnight -- south korean warships continued conducting live fire exercices at sea... this is in response to north korea's biggest ever nuclear test -- a hydrogen bomb tested sunday. washington and seoul agreed to lift warhead restrictions on south korean missiles -- which means the south can improve and strengthen their pre-emptive strike capabilities. south korea also says the north appears to be planning a future missile launch soon. 5 xxx and breaking overnight. a massive wildfire in oregon - forcing hundreds of evacuations..road and school closures. overnight the fire grew to about 48-hundred acres. and the flames are being pushed out west by powerful winds. right now there are also warnings about air quality. oregon state police believe this fire is man-made..possibly caused by the misuse of fireworks. so far no injuries have been reported.
an urgent manhunt is underway after a deadly shooting in charles county, maryland. police say 35-year-old brian pierce shot two people yesterday at his home, after an argument broke out. one of the victims died.. the other was seriously wounded. deputies found pierce's car on friendship landing road.. which dead ends into nanjemoy creek. authorities say he's armed and dangerous. pierce is described as six feet tall, and weighing 200 pounds. as six feet tall, and weighing 200 pounds. the shootings triggered an all-out search, even involving boats in the area. a familiar story for many -- swarms of a-t-v riders - weaving through traffic and putting drivers on edge. now: police have a new crime fighting tool. it's like a spike strip for cars- but it's made for a-t-v's. if you drive over it - the tires deflate within minutes. police hope the new tool - and added patrols - will make the roads safeer. a silly slip-up - is being
a suspected jewelry thief! he almost got away with more than 300-thousand dollars in jewelry, from two local malls. but he failed to notice one thing- a hole in his loot bag! police say the bandit actually left a trail of jewelry, across the parking lot at white flint mall... leading right to front of an office building. from there police say -- they then traced his car through security footage. that man faces 80 years in prison. there is much more ahead on good morning washington.
prepares to announce his decision about the future of the daca program. is the american dream about to end for thousands of young immigrants? plus, new york nightmare. pedestrians jump new york nightmare. pedestrians jump for cover as a car goes racing down the sidewalk. and police say it was no accident. the details.. coming up.
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and went. but today-- seven months after taking office, president trump is expected to announce the future of the daca program. according to multiple reports-- the white house is leaning towards ending daca, and putting almost 800-thousands dreamers at risk for deportation. but as janai norman explains-- this battle over immigration, may just be starting. six people are recovering from injuries, after a
down a sidewalk in brookyn, new york.. and struck them. the horrifying incident was captured on surveillance video. around five yesterday morning, a car jumped the curb, and slammed into several pedestrians. police quickly arrested the driver, and charged him with d-w-i. authorities say the suspect, 23-year-old naquan ricks, was drunk. witnesses say minutes before the crash, he was fighting with some men nearby. all of the victims are expected to survive. developing now, the university of utah hospital is imposing new restrictions on
arrest went viral. a nurse was arrested for refusing to allow an officer to draw blood from an unconscious patient without a warrant. the patient had been in a car crash. the university's police chief says he didn't realize how inappropriate the officers' actions were until he saw the video. the hospital is now barring officers from patient care areas, and from direct contact with nurses. two police department employees are now on administrative leave. a criminal investigation is underway. september is here, and that means starbucks is bringing back its pumpkin spice latte! starbucks locations across the country are now officially selling the iconic drink. the pumpkin spice latte is big
announcer: now "good morning washington" on your side. autria: 6:00 straight up and a nervous eye on the d.o.j. the critical decision hours away and what comes next after president trump makes a ruling on immigration. larry: rise and shine, labor day is done and it's back to school for thousands of you. abc 7 is on your side on this terrible traffic tuesday. the hot spots to avoid and other places you have no choice but to wait it out. autria: all this as we continue tracking a monster storm in the tropics. irma gathering strength. states of emergency being declared ahead of this massive storm. larry: the search for the next "american idol" is hotting in annapolis.